Every year, about 7,500 qualified and experienced women and men of around 160 nationalities serve as UN Volunteers in some 130 countries. They are professionals who play key roles contributing to peace and making an impact on development results.


National (Nepali) Volunteers

National Volunteers serve in their own country with a UN organization. They work on projects to support the country's socio-economic development delivering technical expertise in sectors as diverse as climatology, cottage industry promotion, cultural heritage and community mobilization.

Current vacancy: Several National UN Volunteers positions available new


International Volunteers

International UN Volunteer Specialists serve in a country other than their own and are recruited for specialized inputs to development and/or humanitarian and peacekeeping programmes.


International UNV vacancies can be found at:


Special recruitment needs

In some cases, UNV seek additional applications for a specific area of professional expertise or for projects which require larger numbers of UN Volunteers.


These postings can be found at:


Online Volunteers

Through the UN Online Volunteering service volunteers can take action for sustainable human development by supporting the activities of development organizations over the Internet. To discover the many possibilities of helping grassroots organizations, international NGOs, local governments, educational institutions and United Nations agencies in addressing development challenges pleae visit